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The idea that someone immigrating to a country automatically and magically becomes the same as the native population.
Someone moves from Sudan to Sweden and becomes a citizen of Sweden. The magic dirt theory holds that just being on Swedish soil will transform them into someone who is ethnically and culturally Swedish.
by jbr1249 March 30, 2017
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Whenever making a congratulatory remark, this is what you say. Made popular by Kamala Harris when she and Joe Biden won the presidency.
Sam: Wow, I can’t believe we just won that relay race!
Cat: we did it Joe 😭😭
by Zozogabobo December 04, 2020
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The idea that where a person lives determines their behavior, when in reality it's the people who live in a given location that determine if said location is safe or not.
Liberals sure believe in the magic dirt theory--they think that if they move DeShawn out of the ghetto and into the rich white suburbs, he'll suddenly be a good student and make something of himself.
by AntiPCWoman April 09, 2016
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